All posts tagged “iise

IE Lessons Learned from Dilbert, Part Two

The Dilbert comic strip has mocked nearly every aspect of corporate America for decades. Among those targets includes process improvement methodologies and management fads. And, funny enough, there are lessons we can learn from the good-natured criticisms.   “I Assure You That This Program Has… Read More

IE Lessons from Dilbert, Part 1

  I remember a story from and by Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert, about the language shift of the 1990s. Many of the buzz words for management trends shifted to clearer and more pragmatic terms, as one manager said, they were uncertain who was feeding… Read More

Work Simplification Versus Lean

If you are streamlining a user interface or IT process, is it work simplification or lean IT? Trying to answer this question, I found overlaps and differences between the two.   Where Lean and Work Simplification Overlap   To some, lean only means simplification of… Read More